fetal mortality rate


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fetal mortality rate

the number of fetal deaths per 1000 births, or per live births.

fetal mortality rate

 The ratio of fetal deaths to the sum of the births–the live births + the fetal deaths in that year; in the US, the FMR dropped from
19.2 /1,000 births–1950 to 9.2/1,000 births–1980

fetal mortality rate

The number of fetal deaths per 1000 live births, usually per year.
See also: rate
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The older laser techniques got a bad name because they had up to a 50% fetal mortality rate within the first 24 hours.
The incidence rate of diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy and the corresponding fetal mortality rates from different retrospective studies are summarized in the table 1.
The change in neonatal and neonatal + fetal mortality rates in Philadelphia county over the first postclosure epoch remained statistically higher when compared with both the five-county surrounding control group and the eight-county urban control group separately (Table 4).